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Video Demystified: A Handbook for the Digital Engineer / Edition 5

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Overview

What doesn't have a video component nowadays? IPod, cell phone, computer, they all have video. And, of course, television which is a major source of our entertainment and information. Any engineer involved in designing, manufacturing, or testing video electronics needs this book!

Each edition of Video Demystified has sold thousands of copies and answered many questions for electrical engineers across the globe. This fifth edition will keep the engineer up-to-date with next-generation digital video formats - Blu-ray and HD-DVD, development of new audio and video codecs - Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD, etc. - along with the all the latest information on HDTV, HDMI and IPTV(TV over the Internet). All broadcast, cable, and satellite standards will be updated to reflect these new codecs and specifications. The book will also aid in the design of devices and infrastructures from analog to digital television transmission - with analog transmission ceasing in early 2009 or before.

• The next generation of digital video - Blu-ray and HD-DVD thoroughly introduced
• All broadcast and satellite standards completely updated
• Essential information for the upcoming transition of television signals from analog to digital

Covers the essentials of video technology with an emphasis on implementing video on computer systems for such applications as multimedia and video teleconferencing.

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A guide to the intricacies of video-computer system design, covering the essentials of video standards and applications, design architectures, video processing requirements, color space conversion, digital encoding/decoding techniques, and video data compression/decompression standards. Published by HighText Publications Inc., 125 N. Acacia Ave., Suite 110, Solano Beach, CA 92075. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750683951
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 5/14/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 944
  • Sales rank: 1,113,324
  • Product dimensions: 7.58 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 1.37 (d)

Meet the Author

Keith Jack is Director of Product Marketing at Sigma Designs. Sigma Designs develops and markets high-performance, highly-integrated System-on-a-Chip (SoC) semiconductors for IPTV Set-top Boxes, Blu-ray and HD DVD Players/Recorders, HDTVs, Digital Media Adapters, and Portable Media Players. Prior to joining Sigma Designs, Mr. Jack held various marketing and chip design positions at Harris Semiconductor, Brooktree, and Rockwell International. He has been involved in over 40 multimedia chips for the consumer market.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Introduction to Video
Chapter 3: Color Spaces
Chapter 4: Video Signals Overview
Chapter 5: Analog Video Interfaces
Chapter 6: Digital Video Interfaces
Chapter 7: Digital Video Processing
Chapter 8: NTSC, PAL, and SECAM Overview
Chapter 9: NTSC and PAL Digital Encoding and Decoding
Chapter 10: H.261 and H.263
Chapter 11: Consumer DV
Chapter 12: MPEG-1
Chapter 13: MPEG-2
Chapter 14: MPEG-4 and H.264
Chapter 15: ATSC Digital Television
Chapter 16 OpenCable Digital Television
Chapter 17: DVB Digital Television
Chapter 18: ISDB Digital Television
Chapter 19: IPTV
Chapter 20: Glossary

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